eXtensions: Mac OS X in Thailand (2004-05)

Blue Apple

Graham K. Rogers

Full text of Bangkok Post articles on using Macintosh computers and OS X

Some Brief Notes First. . . .

The items on this page are from a period that approximates to the third year of articles from the eXtensions column in the Bangkok Post, Database.

I alos have some ideas and information online -- eXtra notes -- written on an occasional basis to supplement the Database, articles.

There is also an RSS link for news and information. Click on this link . The newsfeed will only work in an RSS 2.0 compliant browser, like Safari. If you try anything but the latest Firefox, for example, you will just get a page of code.

Newspapers have limits on space. Editors change submitted items. Links below will take you to the full text of articles published in the Bangkok Post, Database, information technology supplement in the 2004-05 period. Current articles may be accessed via the eXtensions OSX pages. At the bottom of the page are some other useful links

  • 4 May 2005: Macintosh PowerBook 12" 1.5GHz: Plays well with Others

  • 27 April 2005: Utilities for a wet holiday

  • 20 April 2005: PowerBook 12" 1.5GHz: education purchase

  • 13 April 2005: Computer Security: Fact and Fiction. (Book reviews: Network Security Hacks; IT Ethics Handbook; Stealing the Network -- How to own the Box; Stealing the Network -- How to own a continent.)

  • 6 April 2005: Spoiled for choice: A pod for all Seasons

  • 30 March 2005: iLife '05 (part 2): iPhoto, iMovie HD and iDVD

  • 23 March 2005: iLife '05: Apple Software included with the Mac mini and Consumer Machines (1): Garageband and iTunes

  • 9 March 2005: The Virus and OSX

  • 2 March 2005: Mac mini (2): The Flexible Mac mini

  • 23 February 2005: Choosing Macs and Making them Swing: Book Reviews. (Mac OSX Power Hound; The Cult of Mac; Mac Annoyances; Modding Mac OSX.)

  • 16 February 2005: David and Goliath? -- A first look at the Mac mini

  • 2 February 2005: New Apple Products Available in Bangkok: Mac mini; iPod shuffle; iLife, iWorks, Final Cut Express DVD

  • 26 January 2005: OSX and OpenSource Applications: Gimp.

  • 19 January 2005: OSX Writing Applications: Regulars and New (Mellel).

  • 5 January 2005: Grumbles: iTunes Shop; and ADSL.

  • 29 December 2004: A Roundup of OSX Utilities.

  • 22 December 2004: iPods: Music for all Tastes.

  • 15 December 2004: Mac, Ethernet and ADSL: They Said it Would not Work

  • 8 December 2004: Creative World 2004: Apple on Show

  • 1 December 2004: The Changing Face of the Camera: Book reviews (Digital Photography: Expert Techniques; and Digital Photography Hacks: 100 Industrial Strength Tips and Tools)

  • 11 November 2004: Using Open Office: Updated version, and a Book to Ease the Way

  • 20 October 2004: GarageBand: Writing the Music after Reading the Book

  • 13 October 2004: New G5 iMacs in Thailand: Elegance, Simplicity, Performance, Innovation.

  • 6 October 2004: Intoduction to the Wacom Intuos3 Graphics tablet

  • 22 September 2004: Saying Goodbye to my iMac

  • 1 September 2004: Apple Press Launch : G5, New Cinema Displays, and Video Software.

  • 25 August 2004: Did you think the iPod was just for playing music? Setting up the Mac iPod as a Rescue Disk.

  • 18 August 2004: Improving Control over Computer-use: Book Reviews (Excel Hacks; Cascading Style Sheets: the Definitive Guide; Wicked Cool Shell Scripts).

  • 28 July 2004: Making the eMac Mine.

  • 14 July 2004: Office for the Apple OSX: a look at Microsoft's latest.

  • 30 June 2004: Temptation Comes in Many Forms: New Toys.

  • 16 June 2004: Book Reviews: Computer Security (Security Warrior; Ethereal Packet Sniffing; Check Point? Next Generation with Application Intelligence Security Administration).

  • 2 June 2004: Resurrecting a sick iMac: Reinstalling when nothing else will help.

  • 19 May 2004: Fonts and Thai in OSX (Part 1): Out of the Box.

  • 5 May 2004: OSX fixes and Hardware Hacks: Review of Disk Warrior 3.1 and two books on hardware hackings.

  • 21 April 2004: Making OSX work better: Book reviews and Other Items.

  • 7 April 2004: iPod the Missing Manual: Book review and Other Items.

  • All materials ©copyright G.K. Rogers. Free for individual or academic use.


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    Bangkok Post, Database
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